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Listen to Two Cables, the guy knows his stuff. To the guy who is posting that everything is made by Seasonic, sorry that's not true. My hx750 is not a Seasonic unit neither are all Xfx, in fact only a few by Corsair and Xfx are. They are some of the higher end units as well. Seasonic, Corsair, Antec something in the 650-750 watt range will more than suit your needs OP. Also check out jonnyguru.com. Pretty much the go to for PSU info outside of OCN, might help ya.

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Unless his system draw around 750w from the wall, which highly unlikely he won't be stressing the PSU.
No problem and you may be correct? I wanted to be safe with my rig and went for an 850w psu. My choice on what i am running. Each to their own.
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No problem and you may be correct? I wanted to be safe with my rig and went for an 850w psu. My choice on what i am running. Each to their own.
cool but again im not going all "know it all"on you but I am correct and so is twocables, not maybe.

Just one more thing to add lol

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The power consumption in 2D mode is 211 watts, while in 3D mode the top value with the entire system is 610 watts (power at the wall).
[source]

610w at the wall, take into account PSU efficiency, lets say 85%, the entire rig would actually require 518w. A 650w is more than enough for overclocking headroom. If he managed to pull 700w from the wall with overclocking both CPU and GPU's that would still be fine because the PSU would actually give 595w which is capable of it and within it's rated wattage.

Like I mentioned before there is safe and there is wasting money for no reason.
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post #84 of 117
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cool but again im not going all "know it all"on you but I am correct and so is twocables, not maybe.

Just one more thing to add lol


[source]

610w at the wall, take into account PSU efficiency, lets say 85%, the entire rig would actually require 518w. A 650w is more than enough for overclocking headroom. If he managed to pull 700w from the wall with overclocking both CPU and GPU's that would still be fine because the PSU would actually give 595w which is capable of it and within it's rated wattage.

Like I mentioned before there is safe and there is wasting money for no reason.
Well i decided to get an 850w psu for my rig and it will be ok if i upgrade from what i have.

You ok with that, or do you want to carry on arguing and boring people?
Edited by Chuggerboom - 10/5/11 at 4:27pm
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post #85 of 117
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Well i decided to get an 850w psu for my rig and it will be ok if i upgrade from what i have.

You ok with that?
I never had a problem with how much wattage you were running.

It was these that sparked this discussion (not arguement)

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I was in the same situation a while back, i had a Corsair HX 620 (which i still have) I'm running two 5850's in Crossfire now and i decided to go with 850 Watts just to be on the safe side. The Corsair would probably handle it, but i wanted to be safe
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I bought most of my parts from Scan. They advised me to use at least an 850w psu for the rig i have. Overclockersuk also told me the same thing. Never stress your psu.

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No way would i run what you have with a 650w psu. Check my earlier post.
Which was aimed at me and I answered to the best of my ability.

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And why not??? I'm not having any problems with my rig.

There's future proofing, being on the safe side and also being stupid and wasting money, no offence.

Im running watercooling with around 10 fans in total with 4 hdd and an ssd with a pretty high overclock on both my gpu's and cpu and my quality 650w unit handles my rig like a champ.

Just a take a look at my entire rig and see what a quality 650w PSU can handle. It'll be fine.

I just can't wait to get a kill-a-watt soon, just to show those that don't believe me.
You can run whatever you like, I don't have a problem with that at all.



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You ok with that, or do you want to carry on arguing and boring people?
not arguing, having a debate on what you think is right amount of wattage for the OP, which is if im not mistaken and 850w PSu, I've done nothing but provide details to the best of my knowledge if you find that boring then im sorry I think your in the wrong place.


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Cancel the order and check this out:

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...ly-Review/1205
THen you recommend an 850w PSU
Edited by munaim1 - 10/5/11 at 4:36pm
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Wow this thread has been beaten to death.....

A 550w PSU would have been MORE than enough for SLI 260's, and it would have been enough for any single GPU card in the future (might need an upgrade for SLI / Crossfire, depends on cards he were to choose).

I've ran GTX580 SLI off my "measely" 650w PSU. 12v rails sat strong at 12.0v under a full 3D load (Crysis and GTA IV). My fan got a little loud, yes....but I wasn't actually "stressing" my unit since my rails were all perfectly fine and within safe zones. Keep in mind, I was probably pulling around 700-750w (as a guess) from my PSU alone.

You'd be very surprised how far you can push a QUALITY PSU.

And yes, that 650w will run two 260's easily, just get the molex adapters previously mentioned, and it'll be just fine.
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post #87 of 117
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I never had a problem with how much wattage you were running.

It was these that sparked this discussion (not arguement)








Which was aimed at me and I answered to the best of my ability.



You can run whatever you like, I don't have a problem with that at all.





not arguing, having a debate on what you think is right amount of wattage for the OP, which is if im not mistaken and 850w PSu, I've done nothing but provide details to the best of my knowledge if you find that boring then im sorry I think your in the wrong place.




THen you recommend an 850w PSU
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Listen to Two Cables, the guy knows his stuff. To the guy who is posting that everything is made by Seasonic, sorry that's not true. My hx750 is not a Seasonic unit neither are all Xfx, in fact only a few by Corsair and Xfx are. They are some of the higher end units as well. Seasonic, Corsair, Antec something in the 650-750 watt range will more than suit your needs OP. Also check out jonnyguru.com. Pretty much the go to for PSU info outside of OCN, might help ya.
Sea Sonic Electronics Co., Ltd., is a computer power supply manufacturer and retailer, formerly limited to trading as hardware OEM for other companies. They first made power supplies in 1980 for the Apple II and the IBM PC, and are now known for highly efficient designs. Antec, Corsair Memory, XFX and other computer hardware companies sell power supplies which are rebadged or based on Sea Sonic units. All of their PSUs are certified 80 PLUS.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_Sonic

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Sea Sonic Electronics Co., Ltd., is a computer power supply manufacturer and retailer, formerly limited to trading as hardware OEM for other companies. They first made power supplies in 1980 for the Apple II and the IBM PC, and are now known for highly efficient designs. Antec, Corsair Memory, XFX and other computer hardware companies sell power supplies which are rebadged or based on Sea Sonic units. All of their PSUs are certified 80 PLUS.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_Sonic

Seriously you're now embarrasing yourself. Read what you just quoted properly. Read this while your're at it: http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...sair-psus.html


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Seriously you're now embarrasing yourself. Read what you just quoted properly. Read this while your're at it: http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...sair-psus.html


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How can i be embarrassing myself? Read the link i just posted. If you feel it is wrong please feel free to contact them
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